James L. Clark Papers

Identifier: MSS.0081

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Scope and Contents

The James L. Clark Papers are composed of 1.25 linear feet of sermon typescripts, manuscripts, and writing tablets. The papers are divided into three series:

  1. Sermons—Typescripts—typescripts of sermons Clark gave on various themes and specific biblical stories
  2. Manuscripts—manuscripts sorted by year
  3. Memorabilia—Clark’s writing tablets


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Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, copy, reprint, digitize, orally record for transmission over public or private airways, or use material from the James L. Clark Papers in any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures, must be obtained in writing from the Special Collections and University Archives Division of the Vanderbilt University Libraries. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Biographical Note - James Levan Clark

James Levan Clark was born February 10, 1869 in Mackville, Kentucky. He attended the Vanderbilt Biblical School from 1893 to 1894. In 1911 he was elected president of Kentucky Wesleyan College and served in that capacity until 1919. In 1916 he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Kentucky.


1.26 Linear Feet

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The James L. Clark Papers are composed of 1.25 linear feet of sermon typescripts, manuscripts, and writing tablets.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Library
1101 19th Ave. S.
Nashville TN 37212 United States


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